The Villain of the Fourth of July On Independence Day, you won’t see Americans toast the United States with mugs of tea. Hot weather aside, tea is the villain of Fourth of July celebrations.While the holiday honors the Declaration of Independence, the Boston Tea Party is one of many revolutionary acts Americans will patriotically reflect on… MORE
June 19, or “Juneteenth,” honors the symbolic end to slavery in the United States, bringing new meaning to the American celebration of freedom and citizenship.
From the 1880s to the 1920s, college football struggled to balance its meteoric rise with its growing brutality.
The influences for many of the Southern foods we enjoy come directly from colonial and antebellum slave quarters. Southern food, often perceived as the quintessential American cuisine, is actually derived from a complex blend of European, Native American, and African origins that found realization in the hands of enslaved people.